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DOI: 10.29252/aassjournal.767


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1- Department of Sport Sciences, Faculty of Humanities, Ilam University, Ilam, Iran , sh.rezaei10@gmail.com
2- Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Basic Education, University of Garmian, Kalar, Iraq
Abstract:   (1027 Views)
Background. Futsal has attracted many enthusiasts these days due to its special attractiveness as well as the skillful performance of players.
Objectives. This research was aimed at analyzing the futsal strategic plan in Sulaymaniyah province and providing management solutions.
Methods. The present research is a descriptive-analytical and applied research. The statistical population consisted of professors, managers and experts of the Sulaymaniyah Football Association Board and Coaches and referees, total of 53 people. To determine the research sample, total population sampling was used and the whole society was selected as a sample (N=n). The research instrument was an interview and researcher-made questionnaire, based on exploratory study and rewrite of the basics and similar studies, whose content validity was confirmed by experts and with appropriate reliability (Ra=0.89). For the analysis of data, descriptive statistics, internal and external factors evaluation matrix, SWOT matrix, and TOWS matrix were used.
Results. Holding scientific and academic courses for coaches and referees, lack of financial resources for spending on futsal sport, the existence of educational centers and universities in the province, and the lack of sponsors to invest and support futsal clubs were identified, respectively, as the most important strengths, weaknesses, Opportunities and threats. Also based on the internal and external factors matrix, the strategic situation of the futsal in Sulaimaniyah, Iraq, is located in the WO area.
Conclusion. SWOT analysis finding shows that weaknesses and opportunities overcome strengths and threats, respectively, so conservative strategies (improving internal weaknesses by exploiting existing opportunities) should be used. Therefore, the strategies to increasing the number and variety of community events and sports festivals, maximum use of available sports space and facilities and organizing regular leagues and domestic and provincial matches have been identified and proposed to remove current condition of futsal in Sulaymaniyah province.
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APPLICABLE REMARKS
- It is suggested that specialized working groups be designed for appropriate executive and operational programs and predict financial, human and facility resources to implement it.
- The strategies to increasing the number and variety of community events and sports festivals, maximum use of available sports space and facilities and organizing regular leagues and domestic and provincial matches have been proposed to remove current condition of futsal in Sulaymaniyah province.
- The results of SWOT analysis show that weaknesses overcome strengths and opportunities over threats, so conservative strategies (Improve internal weaknesses by exploiting existing opportunities) should be used.

Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Sport Management and its related branches
Received: 2019/06/17 | Accepted: 2019/08/23 | Published: 2020/02/21 | ePublished: 2020/02/21

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